Free Press Journal
  • Lalu Prasad Yadav

    Fodder scam Lalu gets 3 years, 6 months in jail

    Ranchi : A special CBI court on Saturday sentenced RJD chief Lalu Prasad to three-and-a-half years in jail and imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh on him in a fodder scam case relating to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh from the Deoghar Treasury 21 years ago. The punishment was handed down to 69-year-old Prasad by CBI court judge Shiv Pal Singh. This is the second time that he has been

  • The world will be watching what you do, US warns Iran

    The people of Iran are rising up. They are asking for something that no govt can deny them: their human rights and fundamental freedoms Nikki Haley US Ambassador to the UN.

  • Police will take strict action against school admn: DIG

    Indore : Police will now take strict action against DPS administration and the company that installed speed governor in the school bus, soon. DIG Harinarayanachari Mishra while talking to media persons said that on the directives of Home Minister immediate actions would be taken against the school administration and speed governor company.

  • Hafiz-Muhammad-Saeed

    Saeed slaps defamation notice on Pak minister

    Lahore : JuD chief Hafiz Saeed has served a Rs 100 million legal notice to Pakistan’s defence minister for “defamation”, days after the government banned the Jamaat-ud- Dawah from collecting donations following US President Donald Trump’s outburst against Islamabad’s sheltering of terrorists, reports PTI.

  • A lawyer, politico and students come together for Versova beach clean-up

    Mumbai : The 37-year-old lawyer, Afroz Shah, along with school students, social workers and leaders, cleaned up the Versova beach on Saturday.
    Ever since 2015, Afroz Shah has been synonymous with world’s largest beach clean up project. A young lawyer by profession, he has a driving force behind the Versova beach clean up, among many other city beaches. Versova beach, which was infamous for its filth and dirt, was transformed after Shah and

  • Law equal for all, say BJP, ally JD (U) after Lalu verdict

    New Delhi/Patna : No one is above the law, the BJP and its ally JD (U) said on Saturday after a special CBI court sentenced Lalu Prasad to jail in a fodder scam case, while the RJD said its leader has fallen prey to a “conspiracy” by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and the saffron party.

  • Tevez leaves China, again signs for Boca Juniors

    Paris : Former Manchester United and Juventus striker Carlos Tevez agreed a move back to boyhood club Boca Juniors after 12 months in Chinese football with Shanghai Shenhua, the Argentine team announced.

  • Family cry conspiracy

    Ranchi: Hours after former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad was sentenced to 3.5 years of jail in a fodder scam case, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief and his family cried foul while terming the decision a ‘conspiracy.’

  • ‘Former RBI head warned against loan waiver promises by parties’

    New Delhi : An ex-Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had pointed to the risks in the practice of political parties promising loan waivers during poll campaigns to the Election Commission, Parliament was informed on Friday.

  • Oppn raises doubts over ‘road scam probe’ action

    Mumbai : The Opposition party leaders of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has slammed Ajoy Mehta, the civic commissioner on the action taken against the guilty proven engineers of roads department involved in construction and repair of bad quality roads in BMC limits. Rais Shaikh the Group Leader of Samajwadi Party (SP) of BMC said, “After two years the probe report and action on guilty engineers have been taken, however, only four

  • Elections of Jain Social Group held

    Ujjain : Elections of Jain Social Group’s new executive for 2018-19 were held. Mahendra Maru was elected as president, Shailendra Bafna as vice president, Ashish Nandecha as secretary, Sunil Ranka as treasurer, Amber Jain as co-secretary and Sanjay Jain as PRO.

  • 11 Saudi princes held for protest

    Dubai: A state-linked Saudi news website says 11 princes have been arrested and will be tried for staging a protest at one of the king’s palaces and refusing orders to leave, reports AFP.